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Download to Read Offline!

You can read the entire DDDB online for free. But what if you are out at sea without an internet connection? Wouldn't it be good to read it then? Or to have it available on your Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader or other device?

Now, for a very nominal cost, you can instantly download the eBook version of the DDDB and read it on your preferred device. Just select which version you want below, and click the green button:

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Read and Search the Case Reports

To date there are 138 reports in the database. To browse them, just select from the right the category of reports in which you are interested.

Alternatively, you can search for specific items using the search box below, and you can further  narrow and filter your search by combing your search terms with the checkbox options below:

  • Boat Type

  • Length of Boat

  • Keel Style

Submit Your Own Case Report

Have you been in a storm? Whether or not you used a drag device, please send us your experiences so that others can learn from them. The more reports we have, from as wide a range of vessels and conditions, the better we can draw consistent conclusions from them.

Please provide us with as much information as you can. If you wish us to withhold any details (for example, your own name or that of your boat) please just let us know.

There are multiple ways in which you can send us your report, for example:

  1. Fill in the online form below as fully as possible
  2. Download the form as a Word document, fill it in, and upload it.
  3. Download the form as a PDF document, print it out, fill it in by hand, then take a photo or scan of it and upload it.
  4. Write the report in longhand or just use your log entries, take a photo or scan of it and upload it using the form below.

Or any combination of the above.

Please also send us photos, videos, or even photos of your log entries!

NOTE: The form does have some required fields, even if you are uploading your report, please do fill in those fields (shown in red below). Normally we will also try to contact you with clarifying questions so that we can extract the maximum benefit out of your experience.

Thank you for your contribution to the DataBase! Every bit helps improve our understanding and knowledge of surviving the storms that nature throws at us.

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